Q&A With Andrew Foote of Sanivation on CASE Smart Impact Capital and pitching the right investment story

  A SOCAP Guest Post By: Carrie Gonnella, Senior Program Director, CASE i3 Initiative on Impact Investing, Duke University.  This post was originally published on SOCAP’s blog in November 2018. It has been one year since we officially launched CASE Smart Impact Capital to the world at SOCAP17, and we couldn’t be prouder of what we’ve seen […]

SOCAP Conversation with Erin Worsham on Scaling Impact

This is a repost from the SOCAP Learn Blog in October 2018 What does it take to scale social impact? A new project is uncovering answers to that question for social entrepreneurs, funders, and other key stakeholders working to accelerate the pace of change. The Innovation Investment Alliance (a funding and learning partnership between the […]

Elisa Villanueva Beard: The Teach For America Journey

CASE in Point is a podcast from CASE at Duke University’s Fuqua School of Business. In this episode, we talk to Elisa Villanueva Beard, CEO of Teach For America.  Teach For America is a national organization that promotes education reform by hiring recent college graduates to teach in under-served communities for at least 2 years. […]

Insider Insights on the Challenging but Rewarding Work of Scaling with Government

October 2018 Patient and powerful.  Risk and reward.  Necessary and challenging. If you had to summarize partnering with government in just two words, what would they be? Leaders of social ventures Build Change, VillageReach, and TriCiclos shared the words above during a panel session to launch CASE’s latest contribution to the Scaling Pathways series, “Leveraging […]

Scaling Pathways: Leveraging Government Partnerships

Introducing “Leveraging Government Partnerships for Scaled Impact,” the Latest Theme Study From Scaling Pathways Social enterprises driving toward systems change must undertake various partnerships along the way.  The one partnership most reported as being key to the ability to achieve such change is one with government.  So thousands of social enterprises embark, every day, on […]

Introducing the 2020 CASE Scholars

September 2018 We are proud to have four inspiring new CASE scholars join us at Fuqua this year. Selected through an application process, the CASE Social Sector Scholarship is awarded to Daytime MBA students who are committed to applying business skills in pursuit of social impact. Meet Our 2020 CASE Scholars Anurag Dusanapudi, as Co-founder […]

2018 Launch Pad Award

Eliminating emissions by turning waste into power Livestock waste is one of the leading contributors to greenhouse gas emissions around the world.  The agricultural industry in the United States accounts for 9% of US emissions.  This includes methane emissions from livestock waste and nitrous oxide which is in the soil.  Eric Smith, our 2018 CASE […]

CASE’s Year in Impact 2017-2018

CASE's year in impact

It’s June, another school year has gone by and another group of CASE and CASE i3 Fellows have graduated. We had another exciting year of impact at CASE. Here are some of the numbers from 2017-2018. If you are interested in learning more about our 2017-2018 year you can read CASE Executive Director, Erin Worsham’s […]

Another Year of Driving Social Change: What Would Greg Think?

May 2018, Erin Worsham, Executive Director Every summer, as another academic year comes to a close and the echoes of graduation begin to fade away, I take some time to reflect on the year. This year that reflection has been particularly bittersweet as CASE celebrates our 15th anniversary. To think that 15 years ago, our […]

Lorraine Orr, COO of Boys & Girls Clubs of America COO

This post was written by Anna Moran, Duke Daytime MBA student. Before coming to Fuqua, Anna worked with the Center for Global Development in Washington DC as an Institutional Advancement Officer, managing relationships with Fortune 500 companies around their corporate social responsibility efforts. Anna grew up in the Philippines and Thailand, and remains passionate about […]